rdeatsman Posted September 16, 2016 Share Posted September 16, 2016 Do sage-grouse know what’s good for them when choosing where to nest? That’s the question at the heart of a new study in The Condor: Ornithological Applications, in which researchers examined the habitat preferences of these vulnerable grassland birds. They found that females look for vegetation characteristics that will boost their reproductive success when selecting nest sites, giving land managers new hints about what types of habitat are most in need of protection. Read the full press release at https://americanornithologypubsblog.org/2016/09/14/choosy-sage-grouse-select-nest-sites-to-maximize-their-success/. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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